So close…Can’t wait…Here it goes…

via Daily Prompt: Finally You waited 364 days for this one. Or is it 363 this year? Whichever it is, finally the anticipated New Year is upon us. Well, in truth, in some locales around the globe it has already peaked, but here in NYC we await the balldrop some 13 plus hours from now,…

At Play

The waters ripple in the evening Tide, the moon, their soul mate, Hidden in a darkened sky is not Playful, even as the river scampers Across from shore to shore, released From its daytime duties, away from The sun, cloaked in darkness Does it search for the moon’s light? Or, is it content, running rapidly…

Full of grace

via Photo Challenge: Graceful Grace Kelly was a woman whose persona was an embodiment of the meaning of her first name. She was elegant, ethereal, and stylish. In short, she had grace. My mother reminded me of her, or of Marlene Dietrich, another iconically cool blonde. In her presence, I always felt a bit awkward….

Shine

EGO DOESN’T SHINE! You need to be centered, not center stage.

At the peak

Cream puff clouds floating outlined in the sky Their geography suggesting continental drift Are those lakes and mountains at their peaks? A hole in the sky, blue surrounded by the purity Of cloud country, white and distinct, is a sea to The island of billowing nebula, the estate in the Sky, rich in everything but…

My morning ride

By Yinan Chen (www.goodfreephotos.com (gallery, image)) [see page for license], via Wikimedia Commons Tears of sweat running down my cheek Burning my eyes, with them closed I am climbing along a mountain side The hillside path twists and turns Towards a vista of green valley, a river Rippling below. I reach the top,  Imagination giving me…

Brightness that won’t be denied

The light is careening off the air In a slalom of sensation Brighter than it has a natural right to be Closing my eyes won’t save me From its preternatural distinctness It will not be shut down